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CBCH Staff

The Staff of the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health work collaboratively in many cases, where skills are needed, though are generally assigned to work on specific research projects, by which they may be funded. Additionally, other staff contributes to the administrative and financial activities of making the work of CBCH possible.

CBCH is fortunate to have a diverse, dedicated group of individuals who bring a wide array of expertise and experiences to the conduct and support of the Center’s research endeavors.

Administrative Personnel

  • Gabrielle Albanese Osorio, Program Administrator
  • Luis Blanco, Project Coordinator
  • Amberle Cusmano, Manager of Special Projects
  • Louise Falzon, Information Specialist
  • Miladys Mendoza, Administrative Assistant
  • Stephanie Navarrete, Dissemination Coordinator
  • Jacqueline Veloz, Executive Assistant 

Clinical and Research Personnel

  • Melinda Chang, RN, Research Nurse Practitioner
  • Chu Yi Chen, Project Coordinator
  • Joan Duer-Hefele, RN, Nurse Manager
  • Othanya Garcia, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Nora Habboosh, Research Assistant
  • David Hiti, Project Manager
  • Jacob Julian, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Beatrice Konrad, Research Assistant
  • David Lopez Veneros, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Vivian Medina, LCSW, Treatment Specialist
  • Laura Meli, Project Coordinator
  • Rachel Monane, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Maria Moran, RN, Research Nurse
  • Jessica Retuerto, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Tara St. Onge, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Alexandra Sullivan, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Brendan Swan, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Redeana Umland, Research Assistant
  • Zunelly Velazquez, Research Assistant
  • Deanna Zhu, Clinical Research Coordinator

Data Management Personnel

  • Steven Grossman, Data Specialist
  • Marin Kautz, Junior Programmer
  • Jenny Lee, Data Coordinator
  • Daniel Mota, Student Intern (Diversity Supplement Awardee)
  • Sean Mota, User Services Consultant
  • Faith Parsons, Data Manager
  • Kevin Sundquist, Data Coordinator
  • Anusorn Thanataveerat, Data Analyst 

Biomarkers Laboratory Personnel

  • Jessie Fu, Research Worker
  • Andrea Duran, Research Assistant